To Read or Not to Read: Views on Shakespeare

When the word “Shakespeare” is mentioned, people often have one general emotion about it. They either abhor his writings, or they adore his works. Students in school generally dislike his literary pieces, even though they are considered masterpieces of time, because they are forced to read it and are graded on it, and because it […]

Value of Classical Literature…and Then Some.

Quite a few people cringe at the mere thought of cracking open a book and perusing its detailed pages. Many do not derive any enjoyment from reading, and most do not read because they do not find it an activity worthy of their time. The value of reading classics is great, not just for AP […]

The Book Count

When the year 2013 began, I made a set of New Year’s resolutions for fun–things that I would be able to accomplish, but it wouldn’t hurt if I didn’t succeed. ┬áNumber 1 on my list was to read more books this year. It makes me sad to say this, but over the last few years, […]